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From STEM to STEAM: BIOS Education Program Incorporates Art into Science Curricula

This summer, BIOS’s Marine Science Internship (MSI) program, part of the Institute’s larger Ocean Academy, brought art into its primarily science-focused curriculum. The two-week program is designed to provide students ages 14 to 16 with training and skills development in scientific research and science diving. However, over the last several years, a growing number of educators have started incorporating art into the traditional fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This new concept is known as STEAM, with the…


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10 Easy Ways to Go Zero-Waste!

One of the best ways to protect our planet from further destruction is to eliminate as much waste from our lives as possible. You can aim to eliminate ALL waste, but that’s pretty hard to do in a place like…


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Marine Technicians: Supporting the Science at Sea

Behind every successful ocean science research cruise—whether it’s for a day, a week, or multiple months—is a cadre of professionals ensuring that everything runs smoothly: the marine technicians. These individuals possess a unique set of skills that combines technical and…


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A Joint Effort on the High Seas

A research cruise gives educators and a student the unique opportunity to work alongside scientists investigating zooplankton migration. Late last month, a four-day research cruise on the Sargasso Sea gave two local educators and a senior school student the opportunity…


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The Class of 2019

This June, in ceremonies across the island, hundreds of high school students will don caps and gowns, collect their diplomas, say goodbye to friends and teachers - whom in some cases they will have known for 13 years - and…

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A Unique Look at the Seafloor Near Bermuda: Bermudian Students Explore with Deep Camera System

The sixgill shark approached the camera deployed from a boat floating five miles offshore Cooper’s Island in Bermuda, then did what sharks often do: tried to eat it. Video footage, viewed by nearly two-dozen enthralled local students and their teachers…